The Ship That Dove into The Sun by Sean Brandywine
Approx. 44,310 words.
Published on August 12, 2010 by
Strict Publishing International.
On the way to Alpha Centauri using tachyon technology to travel faster than the speed of light, the impossible happened. They were pulled across the lightspeed barrier to halt in deep space, and then an alien ship destroyed their vessel. A few survivors managed to board the strange craft, but there was no sign of any aliens…